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British English: /fiːld/
American English: /fild/

Translation of field in French:


  • 1 (Agriculture, Geography) (gen) ice/lava/snow field
    champ de glace/de lave/de neige
  • 2 (Sport) (ground) football/sports field
    terrain de football/de sport
    to take to the field
    arriver sur le terrain
  • 3
    uncountable (Sport) (competitors) (athletes)
    partants (mpl) , champ (m)
    chasseurs (mpl) (à courre)
    to lead ou be ahead of the field
    mener le peloton
  • 4 (area of knowledge) it's outside his field
    ça ne rélève pas de sa compétence
  • 5 (Linguistics)
    champ (m) sémantique
  • 6 (real environment) See examples: to test something in the field
    faire des essais de quelque chose sur le terrain
    to work in the field
  • 7 (Military)the field of battle
    le champ de bataille
    to die in the field
    tomber or mourir au champ d'honneur
    to take the field to hold the field
    se maintenir sur ses positions
    [figurative] (theory)

transitive verb

  • 2 (Sport) (gen) (select)
    faire jouer
    (team, player)
  • 3 (put at disposal)
    mettre [quelqu'un/quelque chose] en action
    (equipment, nurses, soldiers)

intransitive verb

  • (Sport)
    jouer dans l'équipe de défense


to play the field

sortir avec tout le monde

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